McMurdo Awarded NOAA Contract to Expand Search and Rescue Geographic Areas
Dec15

McMurdo Awarded NOAA Contract to Expand Search and Rescue Geographic Areas

McMurdo, Inc., the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response and part of Orolia Group, announced today that it was awarded a $6.67 million USD contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service. McMurdo will provide NOAA fourth generation search and rescue (SAR) ground stations, or Local User Terminals (LUT). The new Low Earth Orbit...

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Integration Of Expedition Nav Software With RedPort XGate Satellite Data Services
Jun10

Integration Of Expedition Nav Software With RedPort XGate Satellite Data Services

RedPort Global, announced the integration of Expedition navigation software with RedPort XGate satellite data services and the RedPort Optimizer series of satellite data routers. XGate is the world’s leading independent satellite data acceleration service letting people easily and affordably access accelerated email, web, weather data, social media and blogging wherever they go. Expedition software is advanced navigation software used...

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MARLINK INTRODUCES GLOBAL VSAT COVERAGE THROUGH 60CM ANTENNAS
Jun09

MARLINK INTRODUCES GLOBAL VSAT COVERAGE THROUGH 60CM ANTENNAS

Unveiled at Posidonia 2016, Marlink’s Sealink VSAT is now available with global coverage through 60 cm Ku-band antennas. Thousands of vessels that don’t have the space on board for a larger, heavier antenna can now utilise global maritime broadband services using a single, seamless service. This improved addition to Marlink’s extensive portfolio of multi-band communications services delivers throughput for high-end applications,...

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KVH Continues to Dominate Global Maritime VSAT Market
Apr28

KVH Continues to Dominate Global Maritime VSAT Market

KVH Industries, Inc., announced that as of the end of 2015, it had shipped more than 6,000 TracPhone satellite communications antenna systems for the mini-VSAT Broadband network. This milestone reaffirms the company’s top market share position in the maritime VSAT industry by vessels in service, a benchmark noted in the COMSYS Maritime VSAT Report, 4th Edition, March 2015. The company also announced that it recently expanded the...

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LRAD Corporation Announces $490,000 Coast Guard Order
Apr18

LRAD Corporation Announces $490,000 Coast Guard Order

LRAD Corporation announced a $490,000 LRAD 1000Xi systems and accessories order for a Southeast Asian Coast Guard agency. Scheduled for delivery this fiscal year, this is the latest order from a country equipping its homeland security and defense forces with LRAD’s, long range communications capabilities. “Many nations are experiencing escalating territorial water incursions and homeland security threats,” noted Tom...

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First High Throughput Satellite Network Across The Caribbean & Mediterranean
Mar22

First High Throughput Satellite Network Across The Caribbean & Mediterranean

Panasonic Avionics Corporation announced that its broadband communications and digital entertainment services will now be available to passenger vessels across the maritime market. Panasonic offers a new approach to connectivity at sea, serving passengers and crew, as well as communications for ship operations and corporate networking. With the world’s largest, most comprehensive global broadband connectivity service, Panasonic...

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Cobham Wins Top Maritime Mobility SATCOM Innovation Award
Mar16

Cobham Wins Top Maritime Mobility SATCOM Innovation Award

Cobham has won the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) 2016 Top Maritime Mobility Satcom Innovation award, recognising the SAILOR 60 GX antenna system as one of the most innovative maritime VSAT systems ever developed. The SAILOR 60 GX is a brand new 60 cm-class antenna system for Inmarsat’s Ka-band Fleet Xpress – the maritime service offering of the new Global Xpress High Throughput Satellite network. With SAILOR 60 GX,...

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Maritime Distress and Safety Service Recognition Remains on Track
Mar15

Maritime Distress and Safety Service Recognition Remains on Track

Iridium Communications Inc. continues to advance through the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) recognition process. This past week, the IMO Subcommittee on Navigation, Communication and Search and Rescue (NCSR) discussed its assessment of Iridium as a future GMDSS service provider.  The Subcommittee noted broad support among the delegations to incorporate Iridium as a mobile...

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